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ENLARGE ARMY But Air Force Gets Biggest - Slice of 213 Million Defense Fund SYDNEY. il»y -°- TpHui Australian gover n» ,rks XIJ.OOOOOC V rWe y^.s during the n«*t jo-cph A. 1* Prune M,lHJ!ittei consultatiou oi»s announced defense that *uh the ^c l o»'j;j;() t„ ♦i»,» government h. iju: ,, tQ X .,|,...o|.nnl.o"S I „r unano, »'*<>"£ c»il Sffii >"»•< "»three Txfc. esp«»dit«i* w^l.nclu.,< $y>,,-'UU.u.iU foi O.t • . ^u() . U)0.U0U lor the anny, ^ nuo for the air foUcv ' ■ OC'O.UOU tor munition „t ™Pr,.m»r Lyons K»v'^„h l, .h-K'-' the country o\er 10». raa ^°The naval appropriations will be £dl« purchase two moj cryisers of 7000 tons each, with ♦'.-inch cuns, from tht* B> ltish ernment; to construct two sloo|» IZ Three local seaw^d demise v* sels, to modernize th. two » . 000-ton cruisers Lanheira, Australia, to increase tm navy personnel by li»0O and to com Ulete defenses of the mawi ports. army to be enlarged • The fund for the army will b* U8rd to suengtlien coast detehSes. ill. rt u<e permanent troops, ana Slsethe standard of efficiency ol the militia, although its strength wiii not he increased. The first line strength ol tlie air force will be increased from 9es to 1 W> planes, apart t roui re serves. Two new squadrons will be stationed at Darwin, one at Brisbane, three at Canberra, one at a New South Wales coastal site, and one at Pearee, Western AUThe appropriation* for muni tions factories w»l tenable the gov ernment to make additions to gun factories and raise ammunition and explosive facturies to full ca Dacitv. five 'milliou dollars .will U used to enable private indus try to" supplement the output ol government factories. Premier' l.yons said the govern ment . had decided to intensify building up of Australian , de fenses because recent ev«nts hail indicated the need for even greater preparedness than evei. The. armaments, he said, weie necessary to defend the free pass age of seaborne trade, both coast al and overseas, and the mainten ance o f 'territorial integrity against aggression. TO DOVETAIL WITH BKlfAlN '"The government," he said,) "fully realizes the grave obliga tion which rests upon it to pro vide for the adequate ilefen-es of Austialia. It ha.s been giving con tinuous attention to the accelera-l Ihki of (his development and the' drafting of a new, long-period plan in the light of consultations at the Imperial Conference. The program outlined is the result of this extensive preparatory work, though its* extent is naturally in Uuenc«d by recent international e\euts and Britain's revised plans. | 4 "Much as We may deplore the rifced f«»r :» heavy expenditure on armaments, tlie price for the presF' qrvution of peace is small when compared with the cost of the ravages of war; and if we are prepared to defend ourselves, we A Child-Mother Awaits Another t( .. I i* VI*- O •» v ' JtaVfc fcii* Kkv'iK t H»lj rtuda 13 y t»r -oJrt "MJIi m<»thei Die lured • l*>vr *i»r ».#»i iHUthtei Klor tnv* ix»rn v>* **•»» nyo Mr. Stork »> \+0 lo » re turn vi5ii u Kudrt nunw »n VaMvlo v«l»l «lkjui VU» 1 rtif vuu:i|t •>U5lv*riO «ud u a lumou uuii w<w*« 'TRIAL FLIGHTlj j BY ADELAIDE HUMPHRIES cOfrajGHT, km, §yncascrvks. wc | —J I CAST OF CHARACTER* JACKIE DUNN—heroin*; the wan ted to fly. ROGER BRECKNER—hero; he wanted to test the stratosphere. BERYL MELROSE — wealthy widow; the wanted Roger. EVELYN LA FARCE—Jackie's mother; the wanted a son-in-law. + • * . % I Yesterday: Jackie decides to go to Roger and new hope shines for her in the gravest crisis of her life. j John Paul Scott not only char-' tered a private plane so that Jackie could fly to Koger, but he took Jackie to the airport, saw, to it that she had every comfort,1 and oven offered, at the last mo ment, to go with her. N j "See here. Miss Jacqueline," he said in his deliberate, precise way, "it does not seem right, a young girl like you, starting otf on sueh a journey alone. I shall he glad. to accompany you, if you wish me to. my dear. Of course, it would be too much for year dear moth er." > " 1 Jackie smiled at the idea of Evelyn, who had never put foot in a plane, undertaking such a trip. I But she was touched at Mr. : Scott's suggestion. Why, he was not such an impossible person, af-! ter all! He was human, under standing. kind, underneath his polished exterior. I'erhaps she would not mind having to call him "father" some day. j "Thank you just the same," she said, "but i wouldn't think of ask-! ing you to go with me. I know what an extremely busy man you are. 1 appreciate, oh! much moro than I ever can tell you, all that you have done for me. And I don't mind going alone. Not th-? least bit. 1 shall be quite ill right, truly 1 shall." % I •i» •» li . said. He shook hands gravely. "Young girls do such remarkable, things these days. Young men, too. Take that young man of yours—he's got a (front deal of courage, so much, my dear, that he is bound to pull through. He'll; Bret places—I see that now—with out any help from me!" There, actually was a twinkle in Mr. ( Scott's eyes, as he said this; < Jackie knew he was recalling the i dinner patty when he hat! offered to help Roger, and Roger's indig-, riant reply that h^ would not ae- J rept charity. . . Mr. Scott had soared clear up ( to the sky again, in Jackie.'s esti- < mation. He appreciated Roger, all < tight. He hud paid a tine compli ment to his courage. Jackie sur- i prised both herself and Mr. Scott ; by turning before she got into < the plane, that stood ready to take i now. to throw him a kiss frojm i bt-r fingertips. "Goodby," she ] failed. "And thank you again A I million times!" - • Mr. Scott so far forgot his dig-! 1 nity as to ruii a few steps, bare- j < headed, hat in hand, beside the j! plane—and to throw Jackie a kiss j in return. Even when the plane had left the ground, soaring up, up into . the clouds, Jackie, looking back, j could see him standing, waving | his hat frantically, until Mr. i Scott, and the airport, and the earth itself, became so small as to < be almost indistinguishable, only j a blurred unreality. - j; The ship kept steadily climbing i h»gher, passing through a bank of ( lovely, whipped-cream clouds, un- : til they lay, like a foamy ocean of :'i fluffy white spray beneath, sepa rating the plane from the world i below, shutting it out completely. It was the most beautiful sight Jackie ever had seen, riding over j the tops of the clouds, watching the tiny dark shadow of the plane cast 011 them, following along, so that it seemed indeed as though the world had been left behind. Fear and doubt and anxiety dropped from Jackie's heart, as well. They could not exist in such a clean, celestial world, bathed in pure sublimity. She knew that Roger would live. He could not ; die. As Mr. SeotJ had said, Rog- j er's courage was too big—he was bound to pull through. Would* he be glad when he 1 knew that she had flown to him? i Would Roger know that she loved him now, had always loved him? ! If she had not been such a blind J are more likely to deter an ag-; gressor and to continue to live in peace. The government proposes vigorously to pursue this program. The progress will be reviewed con tinuously hy the government and the council of defense, and the program will be considered flex ible, either to be increased or re duced, according to the trend of the international situation." little tool! Oh! she would prove j her love, she would make him | see how biff it was. She would tr$ to match his wonderful courage, be worthy of hini. For now, this Jackie who had grown up, knew that she would be content just to spend all the rest of her life in loving Itoger, belonging to him. She no longer wanted to do some-, thing big and important in itself i —her old cry and protest Just' loving Koger would be big enough to fill all her days. That was all she wanted from life now. The plane was beginning to nose down; the lovely clouds had drifted away. The green earth with its hi>'s and valleys, its tiny villages and rivers—and there in the distance, puffing along in ab surd miniature, a toy train—was spread out, like a symmetrical map. They were to land at Kyler town. Jackie found that Mr. Scott had wired ahead for a car to be on hand to meet the *>lam* and to | take her the rest of the way. In a short while now she would be at Roger's side. Another Svire had made reservation for her at the closest hotel; her baggage could be taken there, but she would not lose even that much time, but would go direct to the hospital. This last part of the journey was the moat tedious. It seemed , to Jackie now that she was so» near her journey's end, it would never really coiue. The minutes dragged by painful degrees, de laying progress. Anxiety rose in h«r heart once mow, so that she vvas filled >vith a feverish impa tience, her whole self actually trembling perceptibly. Hut all journeys must have an ending. This one came at last. Jackie went up the steps that led to the hospital, opened the heavy floor. At the receptionist's desk <he ^ave her name, asked if she night see Koger as soon as pos sible. :•. I II you'll SH UUWII UIIU wait u Tew minutes," the young woman it the desk said, with a brisk, jffieient smile, ''Til see." She led the way into the waiting- room. | Oh, didn't she know that each ' idded minute was an eternity! J This eternity, too, came to an . ?nd. A stiffly stai;cbed nurse bore iown on Jackie, indicating* with a rod of her head, that Jackie was :o follow her. "We were expect-' ng you," she. said. N •Apparently Mr. Scott hud not )verlooked'anything. Jackie ■wotf lered how he had managed to ac :ompKsh so much within such a ;hort while. The hospital was shrouded' in hat muffled silence that somehow ilways seems more" still,, more >minous than any other silence, , he long narrow corridors were ?mpty and silent, too, save- for unified noises, lowered', tones, hat same mysteriously, one knew lot how near tragedy, from be hind the closed doors. The strong sickly-sweet odor of disinfectant lung heavy on the air. . . Before such a door, the nurse inally paused. She turned, before j opening it. "1 must warn you," she cautioned in a low monotone, i "not to excite our patient. This is the first day he has been him- ' self. You must be-very careful." | "Oh, 1 promise. . . I'll be very ■ •areful, indeed!" Jackie returned. I But wJien the. door was opened md she caught her first glimpse »f.Roger, lying so quiet and white J it the high narrow bed, his head , swathed in bandages, his eyes' •losed, it was not so easy to "keen I tier word. She wanted, to cry out' lis name, to run to him, throw j herself on her knees down by his ?ide. It took all the self control she L'ould Summon to walk quietly across that little room, to Jean Jown, to murmur his name. 'Roger . . . it's Jackie. I . , . I've L'onie t.o see you." She saw his eyelids flutter open, recognition dawn slowly in them, his lips twist in an attempt to smile. He looked so unlike the Roger she once knew, gay, laugh ing, strong and brown and vital, that-shocked despair seized her, filling her with an enormous pity. The taste of salt was strong on her lips. She turned away for a moment . . . she must get hold of hers«lf . . . she must be brave . . . It was only then, that ahe saw that another wion»an was in the room — Beryl Melrose, stepping beside her, slipping an arm around her waist. (To Be Continued) AUSTRALIA SAVING MORE SYDNEY (UP):—Deposits in Australian savings hanks have reached $9.17,188,000, an all-time high. ____ Job Equipment Of College Men Is Rated Higher Those finishing This Year Able To Adiust Selves To Conditions • * T j' By WILLIAM D. CLARK United Pre«» Staff Correspondent NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 20. (\jpj—When colleges throughout the country pour thousands of graduates into the business world next month, most of them will be equipped to adjust themselves readily to prevailing economic conditions. That is the belief of Albert Beecher, Crawford, whose job as head of Yale's Personnel Study and Hureau of Appointments, is to help students "lind themselves" while at college and place gradu ates in lines of business to which they are best suited. Before the depression, Crawford said, "students adopted u some what free attitude about their what free attitude about their living following graduation for they knew that jobs were avail able," STUDENTS MORE CRITICAL However, when the slump came and the number of jobless ran into the millions, Crawford found that undergraduates "assumed a more critical point of view toward themselves and toward the things that they were fitted for. In all, they seemed to think a lot more seriously about equipping them selves to meet present situations! than a few years apo. Publicity given to the derth of jobs, for' equipped men caused them to take more time to analyze themselves and the business world." What have colleges done to for tify students against hard times? : Crawford, as a general illustra tion, explained Yale's experience's i ,"rL-" : * part of the college to find jobs for graduating students and to en- j courage students to analyze them selves to learn just what they would be best fitted to apply lor. \ placement service has grown :onsiderably during the past few years and has borne considerable fruit. This year the "outlook for placement work is not as bright its it was in 193.7, which was a Ijoom year wrth more placements .han any other time recorded. EAST AND" MIDWEST LEAD ?"HoweVer, there are more jobs available 'onw than in'the yean from 1933 to 1936. Calls for men jonrie from all parts of the coun try,but mostly from the East and Sjiddle West. The majority are in manufacturing or productive lines. ''Financial calls are quite scarce —only-a few of the larger East-1 sill banking houses seem to be looking for men. And Wall Street imct' the haven for hundreds of lollege men, is about dead. "However, . if things pick up within the next few months we ivill most likely receive1 many more requests for graduates from all fields." And, ms an encouraging note, he added, "at present a good many firms notify us that they are in need of new help but are waiting for an -upswing in busi ness conditions, before adding to their staffs..". The problem of adjusting stu-( dents to particular pursuits to' which they are best fitted, Craw ford found, was easily overcome. ■ During the summer vacation periods they were given *'tryout" jobs. Usually, before graduation,1 the student had a definite idea of his aptitude and registered with the placement bureau which con tacted business firms and indus tries to solicit situations. MORE TECHNICAL JOBS Crawford's assistant Profes sor Stuart H. Clement, explained that "more jobs are being offered to technically trained than to non technical men. This has been true for the past few years. At pres ent 865 of the seniors are enroll ed as applicants in the personnel bureau, for jobs when they gradu ate. This represents about half of the senior classes of Yale's three schools." Colleges offering vocati o n a I courses, Crawford and Clement agreed, probably would obtain better results in obtaining e'mplyo ment foi their graduates in view of the increasing demand for technical men. Yale, they said, "is distinctly a cultura center and except for the Sheffield Scientific School there aie no vocational courses given which might equip graduates for special jobs." Liberia has been an indepen dent republic since 1847. .The Pen That Make* Writing a rleasure SQc ONLY 59c ™s CERTIFICATE IS WORTH $4.41 ^ ' V hearer to nne of our Genuine Indestructible $5 VAGUUM This certificate and 59c entitles the Visible Ink Supply. You SEt; the .Ink. A lifetime FILLER SACKLESS FOUNTAIN PEK ^ men< boys and girls. 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The simple, unattected ways thai have endeared the British royal familv ro their subjects are well-illustrated in this picture of King George kissing his mother. «?ueen Marv as she arrived at the Rr.val Mihtarv Chapel centenarv commemoration in l«ondon With the Kins, and Queen Elizabeth, shown at right, she attended the exer cises where each ol the rovai trio oresemed gifts WRORA FOOLS FIRE FIGHTERS OF STATE ..... RAI.EIGH, May 20. (UP)—W. X McCormick, assistant state for ster of North Carolina, is bratr ring about the alertness 'ami in lustry oi" his forest fire wardens. Dining a display'of the aurora ►orealis, at least one district ranp •r and one county ' forest( fire warden were so sure that the brilliant sky display was the glow of a forest fire that they got in their trucks and started out to chase the blaze down and extingu ish it. McCormick reported. ' "Fortunately, i.hey didn't • try to follow the light to it's source or they'd be going yet," was the comment of J. S. Holmes, state forester, when, the incident was reported to him. CO-EDS PREFER LOVE MATCH TO WEALTH PITTSBURGH, May 20. (UP) —Girls at the University of Pitts burgh prefer ambitious young nien to men of middle age when it conies to matrimony.. At least, most of them do. The minority either wanted to marry a wealthy older man or were undecided. This information was the result of a poll of 100 co-eds taken by a reported for the Pitt News, uni versity students publication. The question asked the girls! was this: "Would you prefer to marry a man lacing old age who j has a large income and who could give you security, or would you choose to travel along with a nice but poor youth?" Sixty-one of the co-eds ans wered that they would prefer to marry the poor youth, while the other 3i> replied that they would either marry a wealthy older man or couldn't make up their minds I on such short notice. One girls answsred: "I might marry the old man for his money, hut after that what? 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